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Caption: Melvin Sparks
We'll check out a newly re-released tune from soul jazz guitar great Melvin Sparks, hear Jazz Futures' tribute to Medgar Evers, and dig Rufus Harle...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Obama Administration Rejects Adopting Nuclear Weapons No-First Use Pledge;...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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We talk with Ari Berman about the Voting Rights Act, the backlash against it, and what it all means for us now. His book is Give Us The Ballot. The...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson talks about her novel Another Brooklyn (longlisted for National Book Award.) It’s in the form of a coming-o...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Brian Marsella's debut as band leader, a band called Imaginarium. John Beasley's band Monk'estra specializing in the music of Thelonious Monk (not ...

Bought by KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KZUM, WOUB, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cornelius Eady, poet, Credit: Lynda Koolish
Cornelius Eady reenacts a scene of racial discrimination from the film A Raisin in the Sun.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Diana Ross is arguably the most commercially successful female vocalist of the 20th century. Hour 2 of American Jukebox surveys her six decade career.

Bought by WEZU, Royalton Community Radio, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:45
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: African American Pop, Rock & Soul
The Museum of African American History and Culture is cause for Americans to celebrate. We celebrate the music.

Bought by WYAP, WEZU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:52
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part two of a two part feature on th...

Bought by WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

Bought by KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Mississippi-based, Grammy Award winning songwriter, entertainer/musician, Grady Champion is signed to Malaco Records, headquartered in Jackson, MS ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Justin Hopkins performing the role of Booker Wright in "Repast." , Credit: Photo by Brandall Atkinson.
One spring day in 1965, a waiter in Greenwood, Mississippi gave an interview for an NBC television documentary. What he said has made him an unlike...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 36:08
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation about racism with Professor Paul R. Griffin, author of "Seeds of Racism in the Soul of America.” His book ar...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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In this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Augsburg College professor Bill Green as he ma...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:04
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"Two-fers" - - a set of double offerings from Pat Metheny, Cuong Vu (with Pat Metheny), Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, and Jimmy "Duck" Holmes from rece...

Bought by KEOS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: One of the high-water marks of Chicago Blues, “Rollin’ And Tumblin’” by Muddy Waters, Little Walter, and Baby Face Leroy.
Join us as we dig through the remains of the Parkway label, a Chicago independent who was only in business for a short time during the first few mo...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Clarence Boone and Leila Randle hear about the newly launched Progressive Thought Matters organization from leader Robin Winston. The organization...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:19
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, th "Juke In The Back" looks at how one of R&B's greatest voices, LaVern Baker, got her start. It's part one of a two part feature on the...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Lil Ed Williams is one of a kind. With his trademark Fez hat which symbolizes an African crown and his torturous slide guitar, Lil Ed Williams embo...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Prairie Public


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Milan Dennie and other barbers at this St. Paul shop provided 350 free haircuts on the day before school started., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
Some people donate money. Others donate time. One St. Paul barber has a different approach to helping others. One day every year, Milan Dennie give...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: Shodekeh
We'll break down with some South African disco from Neville Nash, hear the unearthly sounds of Tuvan throat singing combined with beatboxing from S...

Bought by KZUM, WJAB, WOUB, KSRQ, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Where does it hurt? That’s a question the civil rights icon Ruby Sales learned to ask during the days of that movement. It’s a question we scarcely...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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New album from saxophonist D-Erania, and a classic from John Coltrane marking the 90th anniversary of his birth.

Bought by KEOS, WRGY, KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMHT and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This is the HipHop Chronicles Mixtape featuring New and classic music from the best hip hop artist

  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:23